American Friends Service Committee

American Friends Service Committee

The American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker organization that promotes lasting peace with justice, as a practical expression of faith in action. Drawing on continuing spiritual insights and working with people of many backgrounds, we nurture the seeds of change and respect for human life that transform social relations and systems.

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We Are All The Same Inside

We Are All The Same Inside

The primary purpose of We Are All The Same Inside is to help all peoples and life long learners to embrace our common humanity, while exploring the various aspects of diversity.

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Kyoung's Pacific Beat

Kyoung’s Pacific Beat

Kyoung’s Pacific Beat is a peacemaking theater company based in Brooklyn, New York, which promotes a culture of peace through the production of new works of theater written and directed by Kyoung H. Park.

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Christodora: Nature, Learning, Leadership

Christodora: Nature, Learning, Leadership

Christodora’s goal is to build leadership skills and academic success through an awareness and understanding of the natural environment.

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Apne Aap Women Worldwide

Apne Aap Women Worldwide

Inspired by Gandhian principles, Apne Aap’s mission is to increase choices for at-risk girls and women in order to ensure access to their rights, and to deter the purchase of sex through policy and social change.

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Anti-Defamation League

Anti-Defamation League

ADL has always focused on stopping anti-Semitism and defending the Jewish people, but today it also fights against threats to our very democracy, including cyber-hate, bullying, bias in schools and in the criminal justice system, terrorism, hate crimes, coercion of religious minorities, and contempt for anyone who is different.

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Venture Peace Building

Venture Peace Building

Venture Peacebuilding leverages the intellect, passion, and experience of impact investors, social entrepreneurs, and peacebuilders. Together, we are growing an eco-system of people and companies focused on disrupting systems of violence, building peaceful and resilient communities, and reclaiming the $14 trillion of global GDP annually lost to conflict.

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9/11 Tribute Museum

The 9/11 Tribute Museum offers visitors the ability to learn factual information about the events, the unprecedented rescue and recovery operations and the rebuilding of both Lower Manhattan and of people’s lives. Visitors will discover the tremendous spirit of resilience and service that arose after the attacks, and are encouraged to honor the legacy of that spirit through volunteerism and acts of kindness in their own communities.

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Joyful Heart Foundation

Joyful Heart Foundation began as a dream to help survivors heal in mind, body, and spirit. It has since grown into a national organization that is determined to transform the way society thinks about and responds to sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse—while always keeping joy and survivors’ healing at the core of its work. 

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STOMP Out Bullying

STOMP Out Bullying™ is recognized as the most influential anti-bullying and cyberbullying organization in America and beyond, standing up against hate, racism and discrimination. It is the leading national nonprofit dedicated to changing the culture for all students with inclusion, equality, civility and unity.

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VIP Mujeres

Violence Intervention Program, Inc. (VIP) was founded in 1984 to address the growing prevalence of domestic abuse and family violence in the Latino community. VIP’s mission is to lead Latina victims of domestic violence to safety, empower them to live free of violence and reach and sustain their full potential. They pursue their mission by raising community awareness, engaging in activism and providing culturally competent services.

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Imagine Peace

Imagine Peace is a global initiative founded by Yoko Ono that utilizes a vast array of media platforms and works of art to communicate it’s message of peace and unity to the world. The initiative commenced with the construction of the Imagine Peace Tower, a memorial dedicated to her departed husband John Lennon in Reykjavik Iceland.

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RISE Coalition

RISE is a grassroots nonprofit that was founded in 2014, its mission is putting an end to acid violence globally. The coalition was launched by Angie Vredeveld, a clinical psychologist who believed that meaningful change could be made through connecting and empowering individuals that are passionate about resolving the problem.

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Cause Celebre

Cause Célèbre premiered on Sunday, December 9, 2007 at The Players. Created by Food For Thought’s Founding Artistic Director, Susan Charlotte. Cause Célèbre is devoted to fostering an enhanced understanding of psychological, physical and social issues by presenting plays related to a particular cause, performed by our finest actors.

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Niroga Institute

Niroga Institute, was founded in 2005 as a non-profit organization, which strives to foster health and well being for individuals, families, and communities through the practice of Mindful Yoga. The Sanskrit word, Niroga, means ‘freedom from disease’ or integral health – health of body, mind, and spirit.

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United States Institute of Peace

The United States Institute of Peace is an independent, nonpartisan institution established and funded by Congress to increase the nation’s capacity to manage international conflict without violence. Mission: To prevent, mitigate and resolve violent conflicts around the world by engaging directly in conflict zones and providing analysis, education and resources to those working for peace.

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